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Norway: electric vehicles lead the car market

In Norway, electric vehicles are out-selling conventional cars, giving the country the world’s highest rate of EV ownership. Norwegians are buying more electric vehicles (EVs) than conventionally fuelled models. More than 1,200 EVs are now being sold every month in Norway And in the last three months of 2013 two EVs – the electric sports … Continue reading Norway: electric vehicles lead the car market

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Norway opens doors for wind energy boost

Norway’s oil and energy ministry said on Monday it has granted licences to build eight wind farms with a combined 1,300-megawatt capacity in a major boost for wind power development in the Nordic country. The ministry said investment into newly licensed wind farms was expected to come to around 20 billion crowns ($3.32 billion), one … Continue reading Norway opens doors for wind energy boost

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Reichhold Granted Research Funds for Innovative Project within Wind Energy

Reichhold’s Technology Center in Sandefjord, Norway has been granted 7,1 mill NOK (approximately 1 mill EUR) over a 3 year period for the RenWind project under the Norwegian Research Council’s clean energy program. The RenWind project’s objective is to develop environmentally friendly and cost-efficient high performance no emission vinyl hybrid resin systems for production of … Continue reading Reichhold Granted Research Funds for Innovative Project within Wind Energy

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Arise Windpower will start its first major wind energy project in Norway 130 MW

The wind energy project covers up to 45 wind turbines with a maximum total capacity of around 130 MW. Arise Windpower AB (publ) (“Arise”) has concluded a conditional agreement with Havgul clean energy AS (“Havgul”) for the acquisition of a project in Aremark municipality, Norway that is currently in the permitting process. Start of construction … Continue reading Arise Windpower will start its first major wind energy project in Norway 130 MW

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Norway’s Crown Prince opens Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm

The Crown Prince will open the wind farm at an official ceremony at historic Holkham Hall in North Norfolk with support from UK secretary of state for energy and climate change Edward Davey, Norwegian petroleum and energy minister Ola Borten Moe, Norwegian trade and industry minister Trond Giske, and the owners’ presidents and CEO’s Helge Lund … Continue reading Norway’s Crown Prince opens Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm

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